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Who Wears Short Shorts?

17248351Judging from the past couple of red carpet film premieres we’ve covered, there’s a definite trend of short-shorts as formalwear happening these days. Amanda Seyfried and Gwyneth Paltrow both showed off their gams this week, but they’re hardly the first actresses to don tiny pants on the red carpet. For a complete look at who has the shortest inseam (okay, that would be Katy Perry), check out our gallery inspired by Z.Z. Top. These girls have legs, and they definitely know how to use them.

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Cringing With The Stars: Two Hours Of Awkward Dancing In One Digestible Clip

Here we are again, staring at our television in disbelief that Dancing With The Stars is really America’s #1 TV show. As is our weekly ritual, we forced our poor video guru Pete to suffer through last night’s episode so we can bring you all the painful, awkward and offensive moments from America’s most atrocious celebrity dance-off in less than 60 seconds. Is the show more or less painful without Kate Gosselin‘s tears and stiff scarecrow arms? You tell us.

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19-Year-Old Kick-Ass Star Knocked Up His 43-Year-Old Girlfriend

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All this time, at all these Kick-Ass premieres, we’ve been dwelling on Nicholas Cage‘s hair when the real story is how the film’s 19-year-old star, Aaron Johnson, is expecting a child with his 43-year-old fianceé, film director Sam Taylor-Wood. The couple’s 24 year age difference has raised some eyebrows, but Johnson says though  that the age difference means nothing to them, explaining “I’m an old soul, and she’s a young soul. . .I go with what I feel in my heart and in my soul and travel by that, not by what other people expect.”

Taylor-Wood also expresses no concern for what people think of the May-December romance. Having overcome both colon cancer and breast cancer, she says “Going through all the crap I’ve been through, I don’t really listen to other people’s opinions. [I] just follow my heart and my instincts.” The couple met on the set of the film Nowhere Boy, which Taylor-Wood directed and Johnson starred in. Kinda makes you reevaluate your judgment of Ashton and Demi, doesn’t it?

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Liev Schreiber And Naomi Watts: Fashion Super-Villians

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Are Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber auditioning for a new super-hero movie? We thought Liev was terrific as Sabretooth in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, but the NY premiere of Naomi’s new film Mother And Child might not have been the place to show off their dramatic duds. Normally, the rainy weather would explain his trenchcoat (though not his fondness for low-cut shirts), but he looked more than a little overdressed next his partner in crime (and parenthood), who chose to combine puffy, pleated knee-high pants with a tight black sleeveless top. We don’t know what comic book teams a Simon Cowell-esque vampire with a sexy genie, but we don’t want to read it anyway.

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Courtney Love Says She Slept With Gwen’s Gavin, Pisses Off Billy Corgan

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Is there any ’90s alt-rock god Courtney Love didn’t get her hooks in? She married Kurt Cobain, slept with Trent Reznor and Billy Corgan, fought in court with (and against) Dave Grohl, shot drugs with Weiland, slow danced with Bono and Eddie Vedder and is still BFF with Michael Stipe. Now she’s told Howard Stern she enjoyed a months-long tryst with Gavin Rossdale at some point in the Bush singer’s relationship with wife Gwen Stefani. “He was such an Adonis in his day…He got good in bed…something happened, maybe Gwen taught him for all I know.” Asked by Howard to reaffirm this all happened while he was with Stefani, she responded, “[Gwen] does know…[he was sleeping with me] and a few other people. We didn’t have a lot of pressure on each other but we did like each other quite a bit.” Hopefully someday we’ll learn what she did the with the bald dude from Live.

One old flame who doesn’t like her much anymore is Corgan, who’s peeved songs they collaborated on were included on the new Hole album. Here’s a taste of the hatorade he tweeted yesterday:

My face is my face, my heart is my heart, my money is my money. Oh, and my songs are MY songs…if you can’t write your own songs maybe you should just be happy that you fooled someone into doing your work for you…maybe you should go someone nice+live off your husband’s money, u know the money he made for writing all those great songs…the world is aware of your lack of responsibility, as seen in the gov’t taking away your parental right…Only u could abandon such a beautiful, incredible child who is smarter than u, cooler than u, and better than u. Oops, did I say too much? so have your moment, burn up in the sun that laughs at u as equally as it appears to celebrate u+sleep knowing u have no honor.

Though she initially responded with a simple “All I am is nice about you so if you wanna be mean be mean I dont feel anything,” a night’s sleep has apparently convinced her to unleash her own Twitter invective. “You remind me of Bette Davis in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane in your spite and jealousy and you just want press. Pathetic…He coughs up this spiritual s— like bile and lives none of it, i really think its truly creepy how jealous and obsessed w FBC he is GROSS.” Maybe they’re both right. Check out photos of Courtney with Corgan, Stefani, Stipe, the Cobains and more in the gallery below.

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E-MAIL THIS TO YOUR MOM: Vincent Van OMG


Our favorite hospital in the entire world with the most Anglo name in history, St. Tiggywinkles, has once again outdone themselves in the “here is my heart, slice it, eat it, just do away with it because I can no longer go on living” department. Today, it’s this: They rescued an eight week old badger with only one ear and named him Vincent.

Officials have no idea how he was injured… and neither does Vincent, as this picture shows:

(An e-mail to your Mother awaits ahead.)

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Taylor Momsen Is Anti-Pants, Pro-Kurt Cobain

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It’s official: Kurt Cobain is still more beloved by the late-teen, tortured soul demographic than any other pop icon. Miley Cyrus called the Cobain her “dream boyfriend,” and in an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Taylor Momsen said “I wanna be Kurt Cobain,” despite the fact that she’s often compared to his widow, Courtney Love.

Momsen, who fronts the band Pretty Reckless, scoffs at being likened to Love, saying “Everyone always compares me to Courtney Love because they think we like dress the same and we both have blond hair, wear lipstick and dresses. But I’m sorry, don’t a lot of girls dress like that? I look at Nirvana. I don’t look at Hole.” Fair enough, but not every girl is the lead singer in a rock band, wears ripped tights, and is more famous for their acting career and often crazy sound bites than for their music. Touché?

In the interview, Momsen also explains why her legs are always visible. ” I don’t really like pants, man. I like tights. I’m not really a pants person. I choose not to wear pants.” Well, at least that’s something we can’t argue with.

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John Mayer Says Twitter Is “Over”

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It’s only fitting that John Mayer, one of the first high-profile celebrity Twitterers, would be one of the first to decide its time has passed. “I just think twitter as a form of communication, I think it’s over to be honest with you,” he recently explained at an ASCAP conference. “I would rather see twitter be a cork board of links to other more important things, because it’s really sort of flawed from the beginning. I can’t tell you how many times I meet people or I’m having dinner with people who write stuff and they get upset they have haters now, like, `Why do I want to invent more reasons to have haters?’”

Why, indeed. Mayer has certainly learned his lesson the hard way, having blamed his break with Jennifer Aniston on his love for social networking. But with Mayer’s last tweet dropping a full week ago (and that was just to retweet Jim Carrey), it looks like Mayer may be getting over his addiction. “I might as well spend that time making a sandwich or building a model ship or something. My challenge going forward is to basically disregard the need, the obsessive need for external validation.” Big words coming from a guy on stage. But does he have a point or is he just blaming the device for his own big mouth?

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Miley Cyrus Seeks To Empower Her Fans (Sans Stripper Pole This Time!)

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From the sounds of it, we’re guessing that Miley Cyrus is retiring her stripper pole for now and maybe maturing a little. Maybe. The teen star’s latest single, entitled “Can’t Be Tamed” is coming out exclusively on MySpace on Friday (and to radios everywhere on May 3), and her label says the song is “a self-empowering song in which Miley asserts that she has to stay true to herself in relationships, and it is sure to become an anthem among her legions of fans around the world.” That’s a lot of message for one little song! We have to admit we’re dying to hear these empowering lyrics.

The star has to pack a lot into this new album as she’s claiming she’s hanging up the microphone after this one to pursue her acting career. When Miley visited the ladies on The View earlier in the year, she told them “I have a record coming out in June, and that’s going to be the last thing I do in music for a while. I just want to do films, ’cause I like being someone else. My music is kind of like my diary. I’ll always do that … I just feel like the music industry isn’t as positive as I’d like it to be.” Ouch. Coming from someone who hates everything from Twilight to Twitter, that’s way harsh.

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Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon Love Being Married

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Jon and Kate Gosselin did it before they got divorced. Fergie and Josh Duhamel did it once, too. And Heidi Klum and Seal do it all the time. Of course, we’re talking about renewing wedding vows, which is all the rage in Hollywood, a town where marriages come and go in the blink of a Nazi-stripper’s eye.

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are no strangers to the concept either, and in fact, for their second wedding anniversary, they are renewing their vows for a second time. The couple will celebrate their anniversary on Friday, and Cannon explained “We are just trying to keep the romance alive. That’s all.” No word on where the renewal will take place or who might attend, but it sounds like these two can’t wait to have and hold each other again. “I encourage everybody to do it. If you are happy and in love, celebrate it,” Cannon told People. We can’t wait to watch this reenacted vow renewal in the upcoming Mariah musical!

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